Wrestling

02/15/17 5:21pm

One last chance for Penn wrestling to tune up in dual meet against Drexel

Through hours of blood, sweat, and tears, athletes spend countless hours training and fine-tuning their skills in order to compete at the highest level when it matters most. After almost a season’s worth of preparation, Penn wrestling will compete in one final meet against Drexel this Sunday in what will be their final chance to iron out any wrinkles before the poignant EIWA and NCAA championships.
02/12/17 5:22pm

Penn wrestling salvages impressive weekend triple-header with two intense EIWA wins

Penn wrestling has a lot to feel proud of after this weekend. With two comeback wins against Binghamton and Columbia in an EIWA triple-header, it’s clear the Quakers are never out of it until the last pin or decision of the final match.
02/08/17 6:44pm

Penn wrestling hits the road for brutal conference triple-header

With dual season nearing its close, Penn wrestling is looking to kick into high gear. For one more weekend, the Quakers (4-6, 2-5 EIWA) will have a loaded slate with little rest in between.
02/07/17 1:20pm

Penn wrestling's Brooks Martino making the most of rare fifth-year opportunity

Long a stalwart of Penn wrestling, fifth-year senior and 165-pounder Brooks Martino made his return to the Red and Blue on January 8th after a semester off from the team.
02/05/17 9:26pm

Penn wrestling takes down Harvard but falls to Brown in weekend split

Penn wrestling had mixed results in a brutal Saturday afternoon this past weekend, splitting a pair of critical back-to-back conference matchups against Ivy foes Harvard and Brown.
02/01/17 8:28pm

Penn wrestling faces brutal Saturday EIWA doubleheader

Some Penn Athletics programs are given seven days between competition, but the wrestling squad will take on two opponents this weekend with only a four-hour break in between. Making things even more difficult, the Quakers (3-5, 1-4 EIWA) will welcome a pair of stellar teams in Harvard and Brown, two conference rivals that have given the team problems in the past.
01/29/17 10:01pm

In tough EIWA doubleheader, Penn wrestling salvages a split

For Penn Wrestling, this past weekend served as a crucial opportunity to gain momentum heading into a stretch of important conference games. The results? Mixed.
01/29/17 9:39pm

Penn Athletics Weekend MVP: May Bethea

With all due respect to the historic offensive outburst from Penn men’s basketball’s AJ Brodeur in his squad’s win at La Salle, Wednesday night can’t really be considered part of the weekend by any stretch of the imagination. So while the freshman’s epic performance is certainly worthy of respect, the efforts from wrestling’s May Bethea in his team’s EIWA doubleheader make him worthy of MVP honors.
01/25/17 11:16pm

Another stingy conference matchup awaits for Penn wrestling against Bucknell

Another day, another dual. For Penn wrestling, this weekend will be another test of resilience, as it will face strong opposition with minimal recovery time in between.
01/21/17 6:35pm

Penn wrestling overpowered by No. 7 Lehigh, but takes down Lock Haven in weekend split

One weekend after a signature win against the 17th-ranked Stanford Cardinal, Penn wrestling (2-4, 0-3 EIWA) would go on to face another ranked squad, this time visiting No. 7 Lehigh (8-1, 6-0 EIWA) in Bethlehem on Friday. Unfortunately, the magic would not continue for the Quakers, as the Mountain Hawks were victorious in all but two bouts on the day.
01/18/17 11:31pm

Penn wrestling has the match of the season this weekend with No. 8 Lehigh waiting in the wings

The match against Lehigh is important, but the Quakers still have to deal with Lock Haven in a match they can ill afford to lose. That affair is unique in its own right, with gymnastics simultaneously competing with wrestling in the Palestra. The event, set for Saturday at noon, is being dubbed “Beauty and the Beast.” While many other universities have put on similar events, Saturday marks the first time that such an occasion will take place in the Palestra.
01/16/17 11:40pm

Penn Athletics' Weekend MVP: Frank Mattiace

Individually finishing 2-0 on the weekend and keying a wild upset of No. 17 Stanford, Penn wrestling's Frank Mattiace is our choice as the Penn Athletics weekend MVP.
01/16/17 8:13pm

Penn wrestling stuns No. 17 Stanford in first win over ranked opponent since 2012

Sometimes the start can decide the whole ballgame. On Sunday, Penn wrestling got to experience that twice — falling to Army, 18-14, before knocking off No. 17 Stanford, 19-17, for its first win over a ranked opponent since 2012.
01/09/17 5:05pm

Penn wrestling drops Ivy League opener to rival Princeton

There was no leisure for Penn wrestling this winter break, with the Quakers filling their time with some big tournaments and key Ivy League matches.
01/03/17 7:29pm

Penn wrestling endures tough start to 2017 at Southern Scuffle

Southern Hospitality did not treat Penn too kindly when it traveled down to Chattanooga for the Southern Scuffle on New Years Day.
12/13/16 12:59am

Penn wrestling to spend holidays prepping for Southern Scuffle

Penn wrestling is approaching winter break ready to work hard and win some key matches. As winter break approaches, the Quakers are preparing for two major tournaments – the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the Lehman Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania – before a huge dual meet against Princeton on January 8.
12/11/16 11:14pm

Penn wrestling falls to Rider in dual meet

You can’t achieve greatness without a bit of humility, and Penn wrestling just picked up its fair share of the latter this weekend. In their opening dual meet of the season, the undermanned Quakers were outmatched by a strong Rider team, losing seven of ten individual matches en route to a thorough 32-10 defeat at the hands of the Broncs.
12/07/16 11:07pm

Penn wrestling travels to Rider in search of dual-meet victory

After stringing together strong performances in each of the early season tournaments, the Quakers look to start off Dual Meet Season on the right foot against a strong Rider team.
12/04/16 4:08pm

Kent goes 3-0 in return to Penn wrestling at Journeymen Tussle

He's back. Wrestling for the first time since being named an All-American at March's NCAA Championships, Penn wrestling's Casey Kent at Sunday's Journeyman Tussle.
11/30/16 11:54pm

Penn wrestling returns to action with Journeyman Tussle

“We’re just trying to get better every day.” At first glance, some of the early-season competitions for Penn Wrestling may seem lackluster in importance and reward.